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Without comprehensive equal rights legislation at the federal level, LGBTQ people are subject to an inconsistent patchwork of legal protections in their states and local communities. This leaves millions of our most marginalized people at risk of potential discrimination at work and in their daily lives.

That’s why The Human Rights Campaign fights for LGBTQ equality alongside lawmakers at the local and state levels across the country. Find out what HRC is doing in California and how you can help secure equal rights for all of its LGBTQ citizens.

HRC CONGRATULATES THESE PRO-EQUALITY CANDIDATES ON THEIR 2020 VICTORIES:

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Communities in California

HRC has communities all over the US, each with initiatives and events based on local priorities for LGBTQ rights and equality. See California’s communities below and discover how you can get involved.

Join us

Opportunities for action vary from state to state, but our goal of equal rights for every LGBTQ person is the same everywhere. Check out these ways to volunteer in California.

State Scorecard

Supports: Housing
Supports: Employment
Supports: Marriage Equality & Other Relationship Recognition
Supports: Hate Crimes
Supports: Public Accommodations
Supports: School Anti-Bullying
Supports: Education
Supports: Transgender Healthcare
Supports: Gender Marker Updates On Identification Documents
Supports: Anti-Conversion Therapy
Working Toward Innovative Equality
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Your Elected Officials

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US House | California District 7

100
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US House | California District 8

0
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US House | California District 16

97
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US House | California District 17

100
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US House | California District 18

100
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US House | California District 21

100
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US House | California District 27

100
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US House | California District 33

100
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US House | California District 36

100
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US House | California District 37

100
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US House | California District 46

100
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US House | California District 49

100
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US House | California District 50

N/A
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